Monthly Archives: September 2011

Joyce Carol Oates will be the keynote speaker in Boston

  Joyce Carol Oates, who was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama in 2010, will deliver the keynote address at the Second Biennial John Updike Society Conference in Boston on Tuesday, June 12, at 8 p.m. at … Continue reading

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USPS stamp announcement quotes Updike

Jeffrey Brown, writing a Bleacher Report on “Boston Red Sox Legend Ted Williams To Be Honored by USPS with Postage Stamp,” quoted extensively from Updike’s famous account of Williams’ last game, “Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu.” Here’s the article link, … Continue reading

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Historicizing 9/11 issue of Radical History Review features an essay on Updike

Radical History Review Volume 2011, Number 111, Fall 2011 features essays on the theme of “Historicizing 9/11,” and member Bob Batchelor has an essay in it titled “Literary Lions Tackle 9/11: Updike and DeLillo Depicting History through the Novel.” You … Continue reading

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